Interpreting hepatitis B serology

  • KY Loh
  • ST Kew


Hepatitis B screening is one of the most common testsperformed in the primary care setting. With the availability ofthese tests in many private medical laboratories, patients canget them done easily. Very often, they will bring the test resultsto consult their family doctors for advice. The following arefive clinical case scenarios which may be encountered by theprimary care doctor. What is your plan of management forthese cases? (copied from article)


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How to Cite
LohK., & KewS. (2012). Interpreting hepatitis B serology. Malaysian Family Physician, 2(1), 2. Retrieved from
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